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Re: KDE: Plasma not starting



Yeah, I tried removing all the config files (I entirely erased the contents of ~/.kde. Twice). It works under root, but not for any of the users, so I suspect the real cause is related to the fact that except for root, all the user logins are provided via OpenLDAP, and all the home directories are kept on one machine and exported via NFS. I've played around with the settings on both, but I still haven't managed to figure it out, and the odd thing is the same settings worked fine with KDE4 on Fedora 9.



On April 9, 2009 3:23:56 am Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Thursday 09 April 2009 03:18:56 Kelly Miller wrote:
> > For some reason, this laptop I installed Fedora 10 on doesn't seem to
> > want to run Plasma from KDE4. It ran Plasma fine under Fedora 9, and
> > every other KDE program runs fine on it, but Plasma just hangs. I tried
> > deleting the settings folder for KDE and reloading, but that didn't work.
> > It's not an Xorg problem because Gnome runs fine, and KDM runs fine.
> > I'm looking for help in figuring out what the problem might be so I can
> > fix it and get KDE running (the person in question specifically asked for
> > KDE4, so please no "Just use (alternative desktop X) responses...").
>
> Try removing the config files, which will be replaced automatically -
> ~/.kde/share/config/plasmarc and plasma-appletsrc. With any luck a clean
> start is all you need.
>
> The only other thing I can think of is whether there is a problem with your
> video card, in that KDE4 stresses some parts of video drivers that are not
> used in other or earlier desktops. It might be useful, if the above
> doesn't work, to tell us which video card you are using.
>
> Anne



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